Jane Blackett

Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

When Jane Blackett was born on 9 December 1764, in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, her father, Alexander Blacket, was 26 and her mother, Mary Shevil, was 22. She married Ralph Richardson on 7 June 1785, in Lamesley, Durham, England, United Kingdom.

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Jane Blackett
Ralph Richardson
Marriage: 7 June 1785

Spouse & Children

  • Female1764–Female

  • Ralph Richardson


7 June 1785
Lamesley, Durham, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 37

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Age 51

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 66

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English:1. from a diminutive of Black . 2. nickname for a person with dark hair, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a dark headland, from Middle English blak(e) ‘black’ + heved ‘head’.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • Jane Blackett, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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